T-Mobile named ‘best’ US mobile network at 2022 carrier showdown

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T-Mobile named ‘best’ US mobile network at 2022 carrier showdown
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T-Mobile is the “best” carrier in the United States when considering connection speed and reliability PCMag‘s Annual Comparison of Mobile NetworksThe result of which was released today.

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PCMag It drove more than 10,000 miles through 30 cities to test connection speeds from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon. In the past, this study focused on the fastest connections, but this year, PCMag Discover the best global networks. T-Mobile won 18 of the 30 cities, while Verizon won eight and AT&T four.

In terms of net speeds, T-Mobile won 19 cities, Verizon in nine, and AT&T in two, with Verizon achieving the highest download speed at 3,891 Mb/s. T-Mobile had an average download speed of 264.4 MB/s across all tests, Verizon’s average speed of 156.8 MB/s and AT&T’s average speed of 79 MB/s. T-Mobile also had average upload speeds that beat Verizon and AT&T.

T-Mobile has improved its service in rural areas, although it still has more data dead zones outside the rural Northeast than Verizon and AT&T. T-Mobile had the best 5G coverage because of the Sprint acquisition, which came with mid-band spectrum, but AT&T and Verizon may catch on at some point in the future.

PCMag Was testing 5G speeds, so a faster connection would require a 5G smartphone. Testing indicates that on T-Mobile and Verizon, there’s a wide gap between 4G speeds and 5G speeds. Verizon and T-Mobile “increased speeds dramatically” to expand mid-band 5G networks, but AT&T’s speeds have declined.

All tests were done with a Samsung Galaxy S22+, which has . Which device had the “best network performance” in PCMagTest scores were weighted with speed accounting for 60 percentile and reliability accounting for 40 percent. Call success, data success, download speed, upload speed and latency were all taken into account.

PCMagFull results from AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile can be read on their websites for those interested in an in-depth analysis of scores obtained. The site also has detailed information for each city to visit and by region.

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